How do you Use Insight Software to Download Data from 900 MAX Sampler or DTU-II?

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Document ID TE2462

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Version 2.0

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Published Date 27/05/2017
Question
How do you Use Insight Software to Download Data from 900 MAX Sampler or DTU-II?
Summary
900 Max sampler and data download
Answer
The following describes how to use Insight software on a PC to download data from a 900 MAX sampler or from a Data Transfer Unit (DTU-II).

Required Hardware for data transfer from 900 MAX to PC:
• PC with male RS232 serial port
• 900 MAX Sampler with RS232 port
• CABLE,SAMPLER/FLOW METER TO PC
o PN 1727

Procedure for data transfer from 900 MAX to PC:
1. Install Insight software to the PC.  It is free to download from www.hach.com.  
2. Connect 900 MAX to PC using PN 1727.
3. Launch Insight software on PC.
a. Click 900 MAX icon at top-left, or click ‘Connect> via RS232> Sampler.’

b. A new dialog box opens, titled ‘Connect to Logger.’  Set Baud to 19200, select the proper Port number, and click ‘OK.’
c. A new dialog box opens, titled ‘Connected to Sigma 900.’  Click ‘Retrieve Logged Data’ or press F2 to download data.
d. A new dialog box opens, titled ‘Download logger data.’  Select to download all or new data and click ‘OK.’
e. The data directory is shown at the bottom of the screen.  The default location is C:\Program Files\Hach\Insight\DATA.
f. To open and view a file, click ‘Site> Open> Site Files’ and select from the displayed list.

Required Hardware for data transfer from 900 MAX to DTU-II to PC:
• PC with male RS232 serial port
• 900 MAX Sampler with RS232
• DTU-II
o PN 3516 for 115 VAC
o PN 3517 for 230 VAC
• CABLE,DTU TO SAMPLER,40 IN. CABLE
o PN 1726
o This item is included with purchase of PN 3516
• CABLE,DTU-II TO PC,W/115V AC ADAPTOR
o PN 3513


Procedure for data transfer from 900 MAX to DTU-II to PC:
1. Install Insight software to the PC.  It is free to download from www.hach.com.  
2. Transfer data from 900 MAX to DTU-II using PN 1726.  Refer to DTU-II Instructions, PN 351689, for complete information on this process.
3. Transfer data from DTU-II to PC.
a. Connect DTU-II to PC using PN 3513.  Connect DTU-II to power via wall outlet connection.
b. Launch Insight software on PC.
c. Click 900 MAX icon at top-left, or click ‘Connect> via RS232> DTU-II.’

d. A new dialog box opens, titled ‘Connect to Logger.’  Set Baud to 19200, select the proper Port number, and click ‘OK.’
e. A new dialog box opens, titled ‘DTU-II.’  Select one or more cells to download and click ‘OK.’
f. The data directory is shown at the bottom of the screen.  The default location is C:\Program Files\Hach\Insight\DATA.
g. To open and view a file, click ‘Site> Open> Site Files’ and select from the displayed list.


ADDITIONAL DETAILS:
As of September 2012, the PC requirements for Insight software are:
• Insight v5.10.6 for Windows XP and 2000.
• Previous version of Windows are supported by Insight v4.2.